Retired educator Sally Hale, retired administrator Gary Dei Rossi, and LearningQuest director Karen Williams were presented with the first annual Great Valley Bookfest Literacy Hero Awards last Friday.
The Manteca Rotary Club is again gearing up to serve a free community Thanksgiving meal for struggling families as well as those who have nowhere else to go on the day of thanks.
The incredible shrinking New Melones Reservoir could dip below 500,000 acre feet by November thanks to what some biologists contend is a questionable decision to help fish migration.
City of Manteca Manager Karen McLaughlin indicated during Tuesday's City Council meeting that staff is starting to work on special zoning changes to help foster downtown investment and development.
You see them all the time: People armed with leaf blowers pushing grass clippings and other debris into the street and leaving it there.
Antone Raymus would be pleased.
Manteca mayoral candidate Ben Cantu is conducting a fundraiser Friday with a slight twist.
Rich Silverman is not splitting hairs.
Sierra High graduate Michelle Rindels has been tapped by the Associated Press to serve as the Nevada statehouse reporter in Carson City.
Ben Cantu wants to be Manteca's mayor.
They're busy sprucing up the long-vacant Kelley Brothers Brewing Co. in the heart of downtown Manteca including new paint.
In an area with a car show practically every weekend, the gatherings can become routine.
Get ready for the 22nd eating establishment within two blocks of ground zero for dining out in Manteca - the intersection of East Yosemite Avenue and Commerce Avenue.
What does Tony Amador have to do with the Manteca mayoral race?
In the now we've seen everything department: A reader was driving down Moffat Boulevard this week when they noticed a pizza delivery vehicle pull up to a group of homeless individuals and hand them pizzas. It turns out someone had passed them and decided it would be a nice gesture to pay for pizza to have it delivered.
Little League is still the big spring thing in Manteca.
Manteca High graduate Brandon Bowers was selected as one of Editor & Publisher's 25 Under 35 individuals that are profiled annually.
Several drivers have complained of late about the homeless gentleman who has set up shop at the East Yosemite Avenue entrance to the McDonald's across from In-n-Out Burger. Their complaint? The mobile rack that he has parked at the driveway isn't transparent creating a safety hazard.
Great Wolf Lodge - the proposed $200 million destination resort featuring a 500-room hotel with indoor water-park - may not be very friendly for vehicle burglars.
At least one class of Manteca Unified third graders are asking administrators to let them take the school-issued Panasonic 3E tablets home.
The number one way that students are damaging Panasonic 3E tablets issued to them by the Manteca Unified School District?
Good news from Doris Morgan.
A recent photo in Around Town showed how a spot on Moffat Boulevard near where the Moffat Community Center/Veterans of Foreign Wars Post work started this week was a popular dumping ground for pilfered shopping carts. There were eight in the photo.
What's the most popular place to dump pilfered shopping carts in Manteca?
Speaking of dog parks, there is a council adopted by the Manteca City Council - well, at least a previous council.
Robert Davis, co-owner of Elite Arms gun shop on South Main Street, is appearing before the Manteca Patriots on Thursday, March 12, to give a rundown of current District and Supreme Court cases affecting Second Rights Amendments.
Business is already booming at the Tesla Super Charging Station that just opened along the 120 Bypass at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
This week's best Manteca City Council meeting quote in the category of "why can't we just get along" goes to resident Richard Hanson.
Manteca Unified trustee Ashley Drain is the guest speaker for the Thursday, Feb. 19, gathering of the Manteca Patriots in the banquet room at Angelano's Restaurant, 1080 N. Main St.